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Law Enforcement Blotter: Friday, June 23 through Sunday, June 25
Meet the new Pet of the Week: Elvis Pigsley (w/video)
Crash near Nelson sends driver to hospital
Driver injured in I-94 crash near Osakis
Big car show wheels into Alexandria
Sladek takes second at Pepsi Little People's Golf Tournament
Alexandria Horseshoe League
Legion Baseball: Alex wins a couple, loses a couple in home tourney
Morken: Easy to see why wins piled up for the Panthers
Area baseball players make state all-tournament teams
Ralph Covert plays family concert at Evansville Art Center
Lincoln students compete at global Destination Imagination competition
Golfer Tom Lehman speaks at July 7 faith lunch
Osakis church holds community supper
Engaged - Strater and Lambert
Engaged - Bruzik and Johnson
Engaged - Fogelson and Gibbons
Engaged - Teichert and Kelly
Engaged - Schmidt and Murray
Courrier lands nice bass
Big fish highlight third Douglas County Bowfishing Challenge
Mike Frisch: Finding June walleyes
Walleye bite picks up on some area lakes
Osakis walleye tourney set for this weekend
Wanda Jean Tramm
Janice "Jan" Larsen
Lorraine G. Van Santen
Mary Anna Louise Swenson
THUMBS UP/THUMBS DOWN: Views by the Echo Press Editorial Board
It's Our Turn: A life without my mom
Commentary: Water wells are safe
Editorial: Newspapers still top choice for news
In the Know: Help available for businesses
4-H announces K-3 summer camps
Master gardener shares cold-hardy plant information
Many options for shade plants
Extension service helps with pressure canning
What's going on with the evergreens??
On the Street
A race to get people in the door of downtown businesses
Chamber holds 26th annual golf tournament
Tolkkinen joins Echo Press staff
JCI Minnesota looking for outstanding young Minnesotans
hires and promotions
On The Street
Minnesota State Fair
June 8, 2017
Minnesota State Fair art unveiled
ST. PAUL—St. Paul artist Ta-coumba Aiken's commemorative art for the 2017 Minnesota State Fair was unveiled Thursday afternoon at the Fairgrounds....
June 8, 2017 - 9:15pm
November 30, 2016
Route 3 to jazz it up at Evansville Art Center
Route 3, An American Musical Journey, will give a jazzy performance at the Evansville Art Center on Friday, Dec. 2, from 7 to 9 pm. Route 3 has...
November 30, 2016 - 10:00am
October 5, 2016
Douglas County 4-H'ers compete in State Fair horse show
Douglas County 4-H Horse Project members competed at the 2016 Minnesota State 4-H Horse Show, Sept. 16-19, at the Minnesota State Fairgrounds...
October 5, 2016 - 2:15am
September 9, 2016
Life lessons help senior earn state honor
Dr. Paul Arnesen of Alexandria was in his 80s when he was a caregiver to his wife, Dorothy, in the years before she died in 2012. "I got to know...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
Extinguishing the competition
Less than 1 percent of a point separated the Alexandria Fire Department Explorers from a first or second place finish in the Fire Explorer Challenge...
September 9, 2016 - 12:00am
September 7, 2016
Busiest State Fair ever? You betcha
FALCON HEIGHTS, Minn.—Once again, thousands poured in through the gates to hear the Minnesota State Fair sing its swan song to summer....
September 7, 2016 - 5:59pm
August 26, 2016
Wild about wine: Carlos Creek to sell in Xcel Center
When the puck drops for Minnesota Wild games at the Xcel Center this season, fans can sip on wine from Alexandria's Carlos Creek Winery as they...
August 26, 2016 - 12:00am
May 18, 2016
Seeking students for 4-H Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture
College students with an interest in serving as spokespersons for animal agriculture are urged to apply for the position of Minnesota State Fair 4-H Animal Science Speaking Up for Animal Agriculture Peer Mentor. Six positions are available. This program is sponsored by Minnesota 4-H...
May 18, 2016 - 12:00am
May 20, 2015
Bird ban at fairs is a learning experience
Decision impacts thousands of 4-H students statewide
May 20, 2015 - 12:00am
March 4, 2015
State Fair accepting Century Farm applications
Minnesota families who have owned their farms for 100 years or more may apply for the 2015 Century Farms Program. Produced by the Minnesota State Fair in conjunction with the Minnesota Farm Bureau Federation, the Century Farms Program was created to promote agriculture and honor...
March 4, 2015 - 12:00am
August 22, 2014
Local chef, family farm selected to appear on State Fair food program
An Alexandria chef, Matthew Jensen with Broadway Bistro, and a Millerville family farm will be featured at the “Minnesota Cooks” event at the Minnesota State Fair this Sunday, August 24. The 12th annual event is an educational outreach program of the Minnesota Farmers Union...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
Knute Nelson to showcase new technology at State Fair
Knute Nelson of Alexandria will be located on the “Front Porch” of the Older But Wiser Living exhibit at the Minnesota State Fair on Friday, August 22, with presentations running from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Knute Nelson was selected to showcase its use of GrandCare technology based...
August 22, 2014 - 12:00am
July 16, 2014
Get your state fair projects ready
Entry deadlines approaching
July 16, 2014 - 12:00am
October 9, 2013
4-H youth shine at 2013 Minnesota State Fair
Minnesota 4-H’ers from 87 counties arrived with more than 2,885 animals and 2,800 building projects at the 2013 Minnesota State Fair, in addition...
October 9, 2013 - 12:20am
June 16, 2011
First-ever giant sing-along planned at Minnesota State Fair
In the tradition of the Great Minnesota Get-Together, visitors to the 2011 State Fair are invited to enjoy the magic of singing together in the first-ever Giant Sing Along. A field of microphones will welcome everyone to sing their lungs out to this year's voted hits, karaoke style....
June 16, 2011 - 12:15pm